California High-Speed Train Project: Fresno to Bakersfield Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 13 to MSAA No. 1600-2015-0033-R4)

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Summary

SCH Number
2009091126
Lead Agency
California High Speed Rail Authority
Document Title
California High-Speed Train Project: Fresno to Bakersfield Permitting Phase 1 (Amendment No. 13 to MSAA No. 1600-2015-0033-R4)
Document Type
NOD - Notice of Determination
Received
Posted
7/9/2021
Document Description
The Project approved by CDFW consists of the Agreement identified above, which addresses construction and operation of the Fresno to Bakersfield segment of the California High-Speed Train, as approved by the lead agency, affecting or generally related to fish and wildlife resources subject to the regulatory authority of CDFW, including natural resources subject to Fish and Game Code Section 1600 et seq. The Agreement authorizes certain activities contemplated in Section 1602 of the Fish and Game Code that could cause substantial adverse effects to fish and wildlife resources. The Agreement in this respect will facilitate construction and operation of the Project. Amendment No. 13 refines the language pertaining to Crotch Bumble Bee (Bombus crotchii) due to its removal as a candidate for listing as endangered under the California Endangered Species Act.

Contact Information

Name
Serge Stanich
Agency Name
California High-Speed Rail Authority
Contact Types
Lead/Public Agency

Name
Linda Moua
Agency Name
CDFW
Contact Types
Responsible Agency

Location

Counties
Fresno, Kern
Other Location Info
The Construction Footprint spans approximately 95 miles, from approximately 1,000 feet south of American Avenue south of the city of Fresno (Fresno County, Latitude 36°38.29"N, Longitude -119°45'32.3"W) to 7th Standard Road near the unincorporated community of Crome (Kern County; Latitude 35°26'29.07"N, Longitude -119°11'56.70"W) and generally parallels the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway or State Route 43. The Agreement also authorizes activities that will occur at Restoration Sites.

Notice of Determination

Approving Agency
CDFW
Approving Agency Role
Responsible Agency
Approved On

Determinations

(1) The project will have a significant impact on the environment
No
(2a) An Environmental Impact Report was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
(2b) A Mitigated or a Negative Declaration was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(2c) An other document type was prepared for this project pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
No
(3) Mitigated measures were made a condition of the approval of the project
Yes
(4) A mitigation reporting or monitoring plan was adopted for this project
Yes
(5) A Statement of Overriding Considerations was adopted for this project
No
(6) Findings were made pursuant to the provisions of CEQA
Yes
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